On This Day

Year 1824 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 7 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" (The Crusader in Egypt) premieres at La Fenice in Venice with famous castrato Giovanni Battista Velluti singing
  • Mar 24 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" in St. Petersburg

Musicians Who Died in 1824

  • Feb 1 Maria Theresia von Paradis, Austrian musician & composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 22 John Davy, English composer, dies at 60
  • Mar 3 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 12 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48
  • Mar 22 Johann Melchior Dreyer, German composer, dies at 76

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